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Connect to your Novatel Wireless MiFi 2200

Last Updated: Nov 18, 2013

To connect to the MiFi 2200 you must first find the MiFi 2200 SSID using a connection manager such as Windows® Zero Config or Intel PROSet®, and then make a wireless network connection. The default SSID will contain the words Sprint MiFi 2200 in the title and the last 3 characters are the last the digits of the units MAC address (printed on label under the battery).


Note: Please refer to your specific computer or Wi-Fi enabled device manufacturer documentation for specific details on how to connect to Wi-Fi, this procedure differs between manufacturers.


Windows XP:

  1. On your computer, go to Start > Connect To > Wireless Network Connection
  2. You will see the Wireless Network Connection Status pop-up window
  3. Press View Wireless Networks button and select the SSID with MiFi in the title

Note: If your computer uses another utility, a message will state that Windows cannot configure the wireless connection. Refer to you computer documentation


Windows Vista:

  1. On your computer, go to Start > Connect To > Show Wireless
  2. You will see the available wireless networks
  3. Select the SSID with MiFi in the title

Note: If your computer uses another utility a message will state that Windows cannot configure the wireless connection. Refer to you computer documentation.


MAC OS 10.4+:

  1. On your computer, double click on the wireless network Airport icon
  2. Airport should be turned On
  3. After searching is complete, select the SSID with MiFi in the title


If this is the first time connecting to your MiFi 2200:

  1. From your computer's web browser, enter http://192.168.1.1 into the address window and press the Enter or Return key
  2. Enter the password admin when requested
  3. An on-screen wizard will launch and guide you through setting up security for your MiFi 2200; Note: Be sure to record both the administrative password and the Network Key that you create using the initial Setup Wizard. If you Cancel the wizard, your network will be left unsecure, and the wizard will re-launch every time you enter the browser interface.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen
  5. After you click Finish, your MiFi 2200 will restart and you must reconnect to your wireless network and enter the Network Key you just created

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